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New Urban Musical Sensation, Big Star, Releases New Single, My Year, Featuring Aewon Wolf

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The Vuzu Hustle winner, Big Star, is letting everyone know that this is his year with the release of his new single titled, My Year, featuring Durban’s wolf pack member, Aewon Wolf. My Year is produced by Sketchy Bongo of the hit songs: “A Week Ago by Aewon Wolf & Tribal”; “Back To The Beach by Shekhinah & Kyle Deutsch”; and “Let You Know by Shekhinah”.

Download Big Star’s My Year featuring Aewon Wolf here: http://www.datafilehost.com/d/dd52a94c

Listen to Big Star’s My Year featuring Aewon Wolf here: https://soundcloud.com/vth-season-audio/bigstar-my-year-feat-aewon-wolf/s-rajO6

Big Star’s My Year featuring Aewon Wolf follows his official debut single, Get It (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLZKMYSpWXc), which garnered him recognition in the music industry after winning the hotly contended first season of The Vuzu Hustle reality show competition.

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“I’m really excited to share my new single with my fans. 2015 was a phenomenal breakthrough year for me, but 2016 is MY YEAR! I hope everyone enjoys this single, as it was made with my fans in mind” shares Big Star.

My Year is a fitting title for Big Star’s follow on single as he has big plans to take over the music industry as a newcomer this year. Recently signed to Vth Season, Big Star joins the likes of AKA, TRESOR, Yanga and Berita under the same management company and plans to release a few more singles this year.

“It’s been a long time since we have seen the birth of an all-round musical artist. Big Star will bring to South Africa music scene what it’s been missing for a long time. A true Best New Artist, we at Vth Season are fully behind him to make 2016 his Year. He is an absolutely impressive musician and gifted Lyricist” expresses Benza, Vth Season Managing Director and co-founder.

Big Star

Big Star’s My Year featuring Aewon Wolf is a feel good sing along song that not only shows Big Star’s versatility as a musician, but encourages everyone to take ownership of this year. As much as it’s Big Star’s year, the song motivates that listeners “Tell everyone that it’s YOUR YEAR!”

“I am really looking forward to releasing this song with Big Star, because I’ve been meaning to ever since The Vuzu Hustle finale. I told him before he won, we would work together regardless of whether he won or not. He is a mad talent and I’m really proud to have written such an amazing feel good and motivating song with him” expresses Aewon Wolf.

Make sure to look out for the music video of Big Star My Year featuring Aewon Wolf dropping next week.

Connect with Big Star

Facebook: Big Star Johnson Live (https://www.facebook.com/BigStarJohnsonLive)
Twitter: @BigStar_Live
Instagram: @BigStar_Live
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLZKMYSpWXc

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Gigi Lamayne drops #GroundZeroMixtape and #MOJA music video

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Rising hip hop newcomer, Gigi Lamayne, just released the third and final installment of her trilogy of mixtapes yesterday, titled: Ground Zero.

Gigi Lamayne’s #GroundZeroMixtape follows her 2013 mixtape titled Circus Café, and her 2014 mixtape titled Colour of Reign. Both mixtapes were award winning, earning Gigi Lamayne Four South African Hip Hop Awards in the categories Best Newcomer, Best Mixtape and Best Female (for two consecutive years).

Keep posted to Gigi Lamayne’s social media accounts and website (www.gigilamayne.co.za) for free download links to her mixtape tomorrow morning.

#GroundZeroMixtape tracklist:

  1. Intro
  2. Shisa
  3. Daddy Issues
  4. Delete Your MF Number Ft Xtatic
  5. Bambo Lwami
  6. Fourth Street
  7. Fees Will Fall Interlude
  8. Fees Will Fall
  9. Hate Your Love
  10. Murder She Wrote
  11. Iluma Nathi
  12. Moja Ft WTF
  13. Ouens

Gigi Lamayne will also release the music video to her hit single #MOJA featuring WTF tomorrow on Channel O and Live Amp. #MOJA has garnered a lot of traction on the ground and on radio stations across the country and the single also features on Gigi Lamayne’s #GroundZeroMixtape.

Download Gigi Lamayne’s #MOJA featuring WTF here: http://www.datafilehost.com/d/1143d815

Listen to Gigi Lamayne’s #MOJA featuring WTF here: https://soundcloud.com/dreamteamsa/moja-gigi-lamayne-ft-wtf

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Kabelo Mabalane releases music video to hit single, Ska Re Wela, featuring Black Motion

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10 X SAMA, multiple award winning artist, Kabelo Mabalane, has just released the highly anticipated music video to his hit single #SkaReWela featuring multiple award winning duo, Black Motion.

Watch Kabelo Mabalane’s #SkaReWela featuring Black Motion here

Kabelo Mabalane’s #SkaReWela featuring Black Motion is taken off his 9th solo studio album, Immortal Vol 3, which recently received a Metro FM Awards nomination for Best Kwaito Album. To Vote Dial *120*602# on your cellphone and follow the instructions, USSD Rates Apply. Lines close on 14 February 2016 at 23:59.

Immortal Vol 3 is currently available at all good music stores nationwide and on all major digital platforms. Purchase Immortal Vol 3 on iTunes here: http://apple.co/1QqwHzx

Connect with Kabelo Mabalane

Facebook: Kabelo Mabalane (https://www.facebook.com/KabeloMabalane)
Twitter: @KabeloMabalane
Instagram: @KabeloMabalane

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More trouble for Thembeka TX: Scandal! Weekdays at 7:30PM

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A ghost from the past suddenly appears. It’s a dead body found in a lake. Thembeka is reeling from her recent woes with the paternity tests, Naledi’s accident, trouble with Quinton and the news that she is pregnant. She has, thus far, been evading the long arm of the law, but will she be able to work her way out of this one?

Her nerves are revved up when a photograph proving that she could be guilty of murder starts doing the rounds. A close family member suspects that she is responsible for the dead body. She is then caught in a cross road of committing another crime to protect herself.

The evidence will stack up against her in what could be the epitome of her downfall.

Stay tuned to find out which dark and dangerous secret rises from the depths of her nightmares.

Watch Scandal! every weekday at 7:30PM on e.tv. Viewers will now get to watch Scandal! in HD quality on eHD on both Openview HD (Channel 104) and DStv (Channel 194)

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King Jay signs to Teamtalkless Entertainment

King Jay

Rising RnB singer, song-writer, rapper and producer, King Jay, has just signed to Teamtalkless Entertainment. Teamtalkless Entertainment is a record label co-owned by Emmy Gee, of Rands and Nairas fame, alongside Young Mogul Osaretin Ogbemudia (King Mudia) and Nigerian hit maker Shizzi, real name Seyi Akerele, who is currently Davido’s producer and has also created hits for the likes of Wizkid and Wande Coal just to name a few.

Emmy Gee’s recruitment of King Jay comes after the two did a collaborative track last year titled, Champagne Showers, which led Emmy Gee to describe King Jay as “the future of African RnB and Afro Trap Soul.”

“It’s an honour to be signed to a record label that believes in your talent and backs you up. I’ve had a great relationship with Emmy Gee over the past year and I’m excited to be a part of Teamtalkless Entertainment. I can’t wait to share with everyone the plans that we have for this year” expresses King Jay.

The 25 year old King Jay has already made notable strides in the music industry at such a young age with prominent features and collaborations under his belt. King Jay lent his song-writing skills and vocals to Uhuru’s debut hit offering, Ungowami; he also features on DJ Shimza’s latest offering Shimuzic on a track titled, No Lie; and has worked with industry heavyweights such as the likes of Oskido, Donald, Emmy Gee, Speedy and AB Crazy just to mention a few.

Make sure to listen out for King Jay’s new single Owami, featuring Emmy Gee, dropping this week.

Connect with King Jay

Facebook: King Jay (https://www.facebook.com/kingjaythereal)
Twitter: @KingJayTTL_SA
Instagram: @KingJayTTL_SA

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Relebogile Mabotja selected as the musical director for the finale of Tecno Own The Stage in Nigeria

Relebogile Mabotja

Multi award winning Relebogile Mabotja has been selected as the musical director of the upcoming Tecno Own The Stage finale taking place in Nigeria on 7 February 2016.

Tecno Own The Stage is a karaoke themed talent search competition that ran in Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania, and aired weekly on the African Magic Channel. The finale is taking place in Nigeria, where Relebogile Mabotja will musical direct the finale show as well as coach contestants in the build up to the finale.

Relebogile Mabotja is one of the few female musical directors on the continent and being selected to musical direct Tecno Own The Stage is just testament to the excellent work Relebogile Mabotja has produced and directed over the years. This comes just off the bat of Relebogile Mabotja being the musical director for the Crown Gospel Awards that took place in November 2015.

Relebogile Mabotja holds an impressive resume of work done under her company Lebotja Media, where she composed the theme music You Belong for SABC 2, Afro Café, Nedbank KeYona – Make The Team, Making Moves, Sunday Chillas, etv’s I Love South Africa, Koze Kuse, SABC 1’s Mzansi Insider and SABC Sports radio campaign for Laduma, [email protected], Soccer 411 and SoccerZone. Relebogile Mabotja was also the musical director for Nigeria’s Star The Winner Is, etv’s I Love South Africa and SABC 2’s Afro Café Season 10.

Relebogile expresses herself

“I’m extremely honoured to have been selected as the musical director for the Tecno Own The Stage finale taking place in Nigeria this week. I’m also very humbled by the opportunity to be able to learn from other industry professionals in Nigeria. I’m thoroughly looking forward to working on this project” expresses Relebogile Mabotja.

Relebogile Mabotja will be in Nigeria from 3 February 2016 until 9 February 2016.

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The Verb 101 releases music video to Pearl Modiade inspired track, Pearl Moody

The Verb 101

New hip hop artist, The Verb 101, has just released the music video to his Pearl Modiade inspired debut track aptly titled, Pearl Moody.

Watch The Verb 101’s Pearl Moody music video here

Listen to The Verb 101’s Pearl Moody track here

https://soundcloud.com/the_verb101/the-verb101-pearl-moody-ft-self-artt-smirfylu-nova-prod-makwa-music

Originally from the Eastern Cape but raised in the East Rand, the talented rapper debuts his first ever music video and radio single that was inspired by TV and Radio personality, Pearl Modiadie. The Verb 101 was inspired by Pearl Modiade’s hard work and beauty so much so that he turned her name into an adjective for all things great.

“Pearl Moody is an achievers anthem, a goal attained and an adjective for a curvaceous woman. ‘I bought a new house’; that’s Pearl Moody. ‘I bought a new car’; that’s Pearl Moody”. My money is beautiful like Pearl Moody…” expresses The Verb 101.

Pearl Moody has currently been picked up by 15 radio stations nationwide such as the likes of Mdantsane FM, VUT FM, Vukani FM, Voice of Thembisa, TUT FM, UCT Radio, Rhodes Music Radio, Inanda FM, North West University FM and TransAfrica Radio, just to mention a few.

Request both the radio single and music video on your favourite shows.

Connect with The Verb 101

Facebook: The Verb 101 (https://www.facebook.com/The-Verb101-399698073526496/)

Twitter: @TheVerb_101
Instagram: @TheVerb_101
Website: http://www.speakeasiproductions.co.za/
YouTube: https://youtu.be/ev0ALZKgsZg
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/the_verb101

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Relebogile Mabotja Continues To Shine As A Woman Of Many Talents

Relebogile Mabotja

Relebogile “Lebo” Mabotja is a woman of many talents. She is a successful actress, presenter, TV producer, musical director and producer. With 12 years in the media and entertainment industry, she has worked both behind the scenes and as a performer in various sects of the business.

Relebogile began her musical career at the age of 5 singing on stage and in choirs. She represented her province the North Gauteng Youth Choir from primary school and went on to join the National Youth Choir where she honed her classical and acappella skills. She excelled with music as a subject, taking voice as her instrument for which she received distinctions.

Relebogile successfully bagged her first professional role singing in Fame – The Musical because of her musical talents at the age of 17 while still in high school. From there she went on to perform in various other musicals as a lead.

Her Performances

Relebogile has performed with and musical directed bands The Wine Collection that she worked with for many years performing at The Blues Room and various other corporates and events for the length of her career.

 

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The Kings Of The Weekend, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves, take Ukhozi FM’s Song of The Year title

The Kings Of The Weekend, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves

South Africa’s dynamic DJ Duo, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves, have proven yet again why they are the #KingsOfTheWeekend. This past weekend, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves’ lead single off their debut album, #KOTWAnthem featuring Professor, was announced as the Song of The Year by Ukhozi FM.

“Thank you Ukhozi FM for the amazing platform and thank YOU to YOU ALL who gave this any bit of attention and voted, helping us reach this incredible milestone. We are beyond humbled and appreciate this greatly. Definitely the best way to start the year for us! Props once again to Professor and DJ Micks for their invaluable role in the creation of the song” expresses SPHEctacula and DJ Naves.

#KOTWAnthem has been a smash hit single since its release in August 2015, charting on various stations across the country, and most recently taking the number #2 position on the Metro FM Top 30 Experience Chart. The song went viral numerous times on social media with campaigns such as the #KOTWAnthem SMS challenge as well as the #KOTWAnthem Instagram dance challenge.

The highly anticipated follow on single from the #KingsOfTheWeekend is due for release at the end of this month. Make sure to keep a look out for what is expected to be yet another trail blazing single from SPHEctacula and DJ Naves.

Watch SPHEctacula and DJ Naves’ #KOTWAnthem featuring Professor on YouTube here:

Downloads

Purchase #KOTWAnthem featuring Professor on iTunes here: https://itun.es/za/0EFX9?i=1036384424

Purchase the #KingsOfTheWeekend album on iTunes here: https://itun.es/za/0EFX9

SPHEctacula and DJ Naves’ debut album #KingsOfTheWeekend is available at all good music stores and major online platforms.

Catch the #KingsOfTheWeekend, SPHEctacula and DJ Naves, on the #ThePrepartySA every Saturday night between 18h00 and 20h00 on Metro FM and also on the SABC 1 hit talent search TV Show, #1sand2s’.

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TRESOR wraps up 2015 on a high note

TRESOR wraps up 2015 on a high note

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A GREAT YEAR FOR AFRICAN SINGER-SONGWRITER & PRODUCER

TRESOR

Multi-platinum award-winning singer-songwriter and producer, TRESOR, wraps up 2015 on a high note! From a number #1 hit, signing a global deal, releasing his debut album, VII, to being named one of the Top 10 most played artists locally for 2015, see below some of TRESOR’s highlights.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Signed to Sony Music Entertainment Africa and released his debut album VII! The album includes collaborations with AKA, The Soil, Khuli Chana and Beatenberg.
  • “Mount Everest” feat. AKA (Freddy Verano Mix) was a NUMBER ONE Dance Airplay Hit in Italy. The video has surpassed ONE MILLION VIEWS on Vevo!
  • TRESOR also joined a number of Italian super stars at Battiti Live Festival in Southern Italy where he performed for an amazing crowd of 60 000 people.
  • Signed a worldwide deal with international record label Ultra Records. The deal includes the release and distribution of his music to North & South America, Canada, United Kingdom, Asia, Australia as well as the Benelux region.
  • Selected as an ambassador for the Nelson Mandela Children Hospital Trust!
  • “Never Let Me Go” (Mobi Dixon Remix) charting across stations including national urban station Metro FM! The single was recently performed on LIVEAMP, SABC1!
  • Current single, “Zambezi” feat. Beatenberg climbing up the Airplay Chart, charting across regional radio stations as well as national CHR 5FM!
  • Has just released “Evergreen with The Kiffness” for 5FM’s Xperia Mashlab.

Purchase TRESOR’s VII album here: http://smarturl.it/TRESORVII or at any good music store!

Connect with TRESOR

Facebook: TRESOR Official (https://www.facebook.com/tresor.official1)
Twitter: @TRESOROfficial /@VthSeason
Instagram: @TRESOROfficial
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/tresorofficial
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TresorMusicVEVO
Web: http://www.tresorofficial.com/

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